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SAB Mountaintop Mining Panel Teleconference

10/26/2010
01:00 PM
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04:00 PM


Federal Register Notice Announcing the Meeting

Type of MeetingAdvisory
LocationTelephone only

Expert Committee or PanelAdvisory Panel on Ecological Impacts Associated with Mountaintop Mining and Valley-Fills

A list of members can be found in the final report included in the Advisory Activity linked to this panel or committee.


ContactsEdward Hanlon
202-564-2134
hanlon.edward@epa.gov

Minutes

Meeting Minutes. (PDF, 9 pp., 150,616 bytes)

Agenda

Discuss comments from Panel members on draft SAB report, “Review of The Effects of Mountaintop Mines and Valley Fills on Aquatic Ecosystems of the Central Appalachian Coalfields,” and to discuss Panel member concurrence to transmit the draft report to the chartered SAB for review and approval.

Agenda. (PDF, 2 pp., 27,159 bytes)

Advisory Activity (or Activities) Discussed

Mountaintop Mining – Valley-Fill Ecological Assessment
Interim Water Quality Advisory Methodology for Estimating Conductivity


Agency Review Documents

Mountaintop Mining – Valley-Fill Ecological Assessment
   PDF for The Effects of Mountaintop Mines and Valley Fills on Aquatic Ecosystems of the Central Appalachian Coalfields, External Review Draft (December 2009) (PDF, 119 pp., 2,132,699 bytes)


Interim Water Quality Advisory Methodology for Estimating Conductivity
   PDF for Field-Based Aquatic Life Benchmark for Conductivity in Central Appalachian Streams, External Review Draft (March 2010) (PDF, 193 pp., 7,345,699 bytes)


Report(s) to Review:

Draft Report Title(s)
Draft SAB report, “Review of The Effects of Mountaintop Mines and Valley Fills on Aquatic Ecosystems of the Central Appalachian Coalfields" (Sept. 28, 2010 draft)


Meeting Materials
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